I love a look at my news feed and often I have stories I might like pop up often I get stories about a person's kindness to others. Yesterday I read this story, https://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/wedding-neath-police-m4-traffic-16843942 about the poor bride stuck on the M4 after a pile up likely to miss her wedding rescued by local police … Continue reading Why are we so surprised by kindness?
So we've just checked in to the Village Hotel in Swansea for a very rare night away from our tribe just me and the not so better half. Check in was so easy it was a few clicks on an iPad, an allocation of our own room key and Bob's uncle all done. No queues, … Continue reading People VS the machine
I really ermmmmed and arggged about whether to take our lovely Twinnys to see a big theatre production. Like many other ALN mums I found myself worrying what if our little twin 2 decided to melt down? What if he wouldn't stay quiet? What if like a trip to the cinema he falls asleep after … Continue reading I like to Move it, Move it …..
I am by nature a perfectionist and a consummate overachieving that makes writing like this difficult.
So being surrounded by students most days is fun. They say crazy things. They make me laugh but they do inspire me. One such student not only inspires me but works to inspire those around her. So she faces some challenges as she was born with a visual impairment. What she however doesn't want is … Continue reading Being inspired by kids
So it's winter, the mornings are soooo dark and cold. It's miserable dragging myself out of bed in the dark and even more miserable when it's almost dark when your coming home. So I need a cure......yes I need to plan my sunshine holiday. My hubby thinks I'm crazy night after night I have tralled … Continue reading It’s sooooooo cold I need some sunshine – Finding a holiday for my not so little family
I saw a reflexologist this week....took just a little time out for me. Like so many Mammy's we spend a lot of time keeping the plates spinning in our households we forget those small moments that time for you. So when the reflexologist said you're a wreck and its because you've forgotten yourself I wasn't … Continue reading Remembering how to relax.
No one warns you that with motherhood comes the never ending feeling of tiredness. When you read the books and watch the telly you see these mother earth types embracing motherhood getting the usual sleep even lie ins. Lie ins? Lie ins? Goodness me its been a while. Oh how I used to love to … Continue reading Tired isn’t a strong enough word
It amazes me sometimes....where I live I mean. Merthyr Tydfil has been given a seriously bad wrap over the years and you people out there who think they know our little town have no idea just how awesome a place this is. I'm no Merthyrite born and bred. In truth I never imagined this would … Continue reading They think they know our little town.
So forever I've complained that I'm sooooooo unfit. Not just a little but like omg how many stairs are there to my bedroom unfit. I've convinced myself that because I teach all day, run a house and take care of 4 kids that I'm perfectly fit...well fit for purpose anyway. In my wisdom today I … Continue reading Core Muscles? I think they maybe a myth or at least I seem to have lost mine